I bought 3 Harlequin hens from Metzers and they are about 5 weeks old. One of them still has a yellow bill does not look standard to the breed and the other looks very dark! I think only one of them will come out looking somewhat right. I do love these girls and will keep them on for eggs but would like to add one more lady and a drake to the flock. I want the drake and hen to be show quality. I will be breeding them and my son wants to try to show them when 4H comes around. If anyone can help me out with finding good quality harlequins that would be great!! I am in Michigan and have been having the hardest time finding a few good harlequins....I have already been trying to find someone to go in on some ducklings from holderreads show quality stock...so far no luck:( Any help would be much appreciated!!!
Below are the three ladies I got from Metzers...I would also like input on them if anyone has it. There are three welshies the all dark one is obviously not:) I love them they are all so sweet so guess I just may need more for my original purpose.
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